[b-hebrew] Definite Article 7:14 - HNH H()LMY

Tory Thorpe torythrp at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 27 16:07:18 EDT 2007

On Jul 27, 2007, at 3:50 PM, Harold Holmyard wrote:

> Dear Joseph,
> The paragraph below was supposed to read this way:
> HH: Yes, but the same form also occurs in Jer
> 44:23 with a homonym. A man named
> Baer, studying early manuscripts, said that the
> second person feminine
> singular is written with a shewa in the final tav,
> for example in Gen
> 16:11. In the Qumran Isaiah A text the letters are
> WQR) or "one shall call."

It should be noted that QR) in 1QIsa is probably to be pointed as the  
Qal imperative, "[Ahaz] call" (cf. Isa. viii 3). This agrees with the  
emphatic pronoun "you" in v. 16.

Tory Thorpe

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